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Poindexter is a surname most commonly found in the United States but originally from the island of Jersey, where it survives in its original form of Poingdestre.

Poindexter may refer to:



Given name[edit]


Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

  • Poindexter, a character in the animated cartoon series Felix the Cat
  • Poindexter, the main character in the film The People Under the Stairs
  • Poindexter, nickname used in the kids TV show Gravity Falls by Stanley Pines (Grunkle Stan) when informally referring to his twin brother, Stanford Pines
  • Sir Marmaduke Poindexter, a character in Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera The Sorcerer.
  • Arnold Poindexter, a character in the film Revenge of the Nerds and its sequel Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
  • Benjamin Poindexter is an alias sometimes used by Bullseye (comics)
  • Mr. Poindexter, in the Nick Carter spy novels, runs the Special Effects and Editing department (in charge of weapons, gadgets, disguises, and papers) in the US spy agency AXE, where he is the equivalent to Q in the James Bond franchise
  • Sidney Poindexter, a nerdy ghost who loathes bullies, appears in the cartoon Danny Phantom
  • William Poindexter, a member of Samwell's hockey team in Check, Please! (webcomic)


  • Poindexter (mixtape), the 2009 mixtape title released by music artist Donald Glover, under the alias Childish Gambino

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